Harry Smith's Anthology of American Folk Music, Volume 4

Various Artists

Initial release : 2000

Revenant Records

A collection that Harry Smith originally intended to release, with the other three volumes, in the 1950's. A double CD set with a 100 page booklet. The booklet includes contributions by John Cohen.


  • Memphis Shakedown - Memphis Jug Band
  • Dog and Gun (An Old English Ballad) - Bradley Kincaid
  • Black Jack David - The Carter Family
  • Down on the Banks of the Ohio - Blue Sky Boys
  • Adieu False Heart - Arthur Smith Trio
  • John Henry was a Little Boy - J.E. Mainer's Mountaineers
  • Nine Pound Hammer is Too Heavy - Monroe Brothers
  • Southern Casey Jones - Jesse James
  • Cold Iron Bed - Jack Kelly and his South Memphis Jug Band
  • Packin' Trunk - Lead Belly
  • Baby Please Don't Go - Joe Williams' Washboard Blues Singers
  • Last Fair Deal Gone Down - Robert Johnson
  • Parchman Farm Blues - Bukka White
  • Mean Old World - Heavenly Gospel Singers
  • Hello Stranger - The Carter Family
  • Stand By Me - Sister Clara Hudmon
  • West Virginia Gals - Al Hopkins and His Buckle Busters
  • How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live? - Blind Alfred Reed
  • Wreck of the Tennessee Gravy Train - Uncle Dave Macon
  • Governor Al Smith - Uncle Dave Macon
  • Milk Cow Blues - John Estes
  • No Depression in Heaven - The Carter Family
  • I'll be Rested (When the Roll is Called) - Rosevelt Graves and Brother
  • He's in the Ring (Doing the Same Old Thing) - Memphis Minnie
  • The Cockeyed World - Minnie Wallace
  • Barbecue Bust - Mississippi Jook Band
  • Dans le Grand Bois (In the Forest) - Hackberry Rambler
  • Aces' Breakdown - The Four Aces
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